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How to Photograph Birds With Clean, Simple Backgrounds

How to Photograph Birds With Clean, Simple Backgrounds

One of the most difficult challenges in bird photography is finding the subjects you want in front of non-distracting backgrounds. With limited means of placing wild birds exactly where you need them, what methods can be used to ensure other elements in the frame don’t overpower the subject?

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Photographer Posts Image Showing Whale With Severed Tail to Highlight the Dangers of Boating

Photographer Posts Image Showing Whale With Severed Tail to Highlight the Dangers of Boating

An underwater photographer has captured the dramatic aftermath of a pilot whale having its tail sliced off due to a collision with a boat propellor. Now, the image is being used to highlight the dangers that boating through busy wildlife areas poses.

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Conservation Photographer Paul Nicklen Spreads a Little Love for the Manatees

Conservation Photographer Paul Nicklen Spreads a Little Love for the Manatees

Everyone’s favorite aquatic marshmallow, the manatee, is having a bit of a moment. Just a couple weeks ago, Florida’s warm waterways set the mood for a sizable manatee orgy, causing traffic jams on nearby roads. Rubberneckers first thought they were witnessing a whale in distress, but it was just good old fashioned sea cow polyamory.

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Helpful Dog Photography Tips in Just 90 Seconds

Helpful Dog Photography Tips in Just 90 Seconds

Dog photography can be incredibly rewarding when you do it right, but it can also be quite frustrating when the little puppers are bouncing all around and paying attention in every direction except yours. This helpful video will give you some quick tips to improve your pictures of dogs and to increase your chances of getting the shot.

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Submit your best dog photo now for your chance to win a free Fstoppers tutorial

Pet photography can be a huge business and there are some among us who make their living photographing man’s best friend. Do you think your pictures of dogs are good enough to be in a professional portfolio?

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Outdoor and Wildlife Photography Safety

Outdoor and Wildlife Photography Safety

As I’m preparing to search for black bears to photograph, my personal safety has certainly come to mind a few times. When photographing wildlife, the combined safety of both ourselves and the species we are seeking out should be the top priority. In this article, I go over a few things to keep in mind when you head out into the great outdoors with your camera.

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LensCoat Lens Cover Review: Camouflage Your Lenses for Wildlife Photography

LensCoat Lens Cover Review: Camouflage Your Lenses for Wildlife Photography

You’ve probably seen them before, and the concept is nothing new to the market. However, as LensCoat keeps cranking out new Lens Cover designs to match all the hottest new lens releases, these protective camouflage sleeves are just as relevant today and worthy of taking a closer look at.

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Photographer Laid in Bog for Three Hours to Capture Dragonfly Shedding Its Skin

Photographer Laid in Bog for Three Hours to Capture Dragonfly Shedding Its Skin

Wildlife photographer Andrew Fusek Peters caught the moment a white-faced darter dragonfly, typically found in peat bogs, molted and left behind its hollow exoskeleton.

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